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The ISI has prizes and awards that it presents every two years at its biennial World Statistics Congresses. Announcements for nominations, criteria and rules are available during the year before the WSCs. Selection of recipients takes place months prior to the WSCs. The prizes and awards are presented at the WSC Awards Ceremony. For detailed information on each award, please follow the links provided below.

The ISI Awards Committee has been cancelled.
It used to assist in the setting up of criteria, processes and selection committees for various awards, and helped in the coordination of the Awards Ceremony for ISI and Association Awards.

Important Dates

15 February 2021: Extended Deadline.

Early May 2021: Awards results announcement (an email will be sent to each submitter).

Mid May 2021: Deadline to confirm presentation, presenter name and submit the related documents

Mahalanobis International Award in Statistics

The Mahalanobis International Award is sponsored by the Government of India. It is awarded to a statistician from a developing country in recognition of lifetime achievements in Statistics and the promotion of best statistical practices in a developing country or countries.

 

Founders of Statistics Prize for Contemporary Research Contributions

The Founders of Statistics Prize for Contemporary Research Contributions recognizes a contemporary research contribution, published within the last three decades, that has had profound influence on statistical theory, methodology, practice, or applications. The prize is sponsored by Elsevier B.V.

 

Jan Tinbergen Competition for Young Statisticians

The Jan Tinbergen Awards are for best papers by young statisticians addressing statistical problems of real relevance in building statistical capacity in countries with limited statistical infrastructure.

 


International Prize in Statistics

The International Prize in Statistics is given every other year by the International Prize in Statistics Foundation, which is comprised of representatives from the American Statistical Association, International Biometric Society, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, International Statistical Institute and Royal Statistical Society.

 

ISI & Esri Student Poster Competition

The ISI-Esri Student Poster competition was launched in 2018 with the aim to promote research, encourage spatial thinking and Inspire curiosity about statistical spatial analysis, geographic patterns, and geocomputing.The competition is sponsored by Esri and ISI. Prizes are awarded to first, second and third-place participants. The awards ceremony takes place during the ISI World Statistics Congress.

Service awards

Service awards are awarded for outstanding service to the ISI and the statistical community. They are selected by the EC. The ISI Awards Committee has the opportunity to suggest candidates.